A place for insight, analysis and action.
19 January 2023
A balanced view: the need for critical thinking in our schools
by Isabel Cartwright
Isabel Cartwright explains how we can encourage schools to consider safety, impartiality and freedom of conscience when approached by the military.
11 January 2023
Preparing for Yearly Meeting through worship sharing
by Jessica Metheringham
Would your meeting like to prepare for Yearly Meeting by sharing your experiences and thoughts with each other? Jessica Metheringham, from Yearly Meeting Agenda Committee, offers some suggestions.
5 January 2023
Thinking of attending Yearly Meeting?
by Fred Langridge
Fred Langridge, clerk to Yearly Meeting Agenda Committee, welcomes newcomers to Yearly Meeting and shares some key information for all attendees.
1 January 2023
What does Quaker community look like in 2023?
by Paul Parker
As a new year begins, Paul Parker looks at what might lie ahead.
22 December 2022
Nurturing the spiritual life of our communities
by Bridget Holtom
Bridget Holtom reflects on the value of coming together to pause and take stock of what is at the core of our Quaker lives – worship and spiritual nurture.
21 December 2022
Human rights under threat in the UK
by Grace Da Costa
2022 saw a continued trend of eroding democracy and human rights in the UK. Grace Da Costa examines the legislation, and looks ahead to government plans for next year.
13 December 2022
Time to fill the bucket: the COP27 outcome on loss and damage
by Olivia Hanks
After years of campaigning, COP27 agreed a loss and damage fund. Olivia Hanks outlines what needs to happen now.
7 December 2022
Building hope for a peaceful world
by Maisa Monteiro
Maísa Monteiro and Ellis Brooks reflect on the work that inspired this year's contributions pack.
23 November 2022
All change please!
by Michael Booth
Since 2019 Quakers in Britain have been revising their book of discipline, currently called Quaker faith & practice. Michael Booth tells us more about the project and shares an update from the revision committee.
10 November 2022
Pacifism and conscientious objection in UK children’s literature
by Rosemary Rich
With so many children's books about war, how many share an alternative narrative? Rosemary Rich suggests six books that explore a pacifist perspective.